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Let's do an archaeological tour of Ancient Aliens

Come along with archaeologist Fredrik as he leads a critical exploration into alternative historical theories and the portrayal of Ancient Aliens in mainstream media on our podcast, Digging Up Ancient Aliens. With his guidance, you'll be able to distinguish fact from fiction and expand your knowledge alongside him. Whether you're a seasoned skeptic, a history enthusiast, or simply intrigued by extraterrestrial life, this podcast is a must-listen.

Previous episodes

66. A True Story
9/7 2024

How would a person in ancient Rome describe space battles and travel? Let's find out! See shownotes

65. Europe's only ancient pyramid (and Colosseum myths)
25/6 2024

Discover Rome's treasures: Europe's sole ancient pyramid, the iconic Colosseum, Nero's controversial legacy, gladiators, and ancient Egyptian obelisks. See shownotes

64. Silencing history and memory in the Christ of Europe
11/6 2024

We’ll explore Poland's memory laws and government efforts to promote a preferred historical narrative, focusing on Polish citizens' complicity in the Holocaust and silencing dissenting voices in museums and academia. See shownotes

63. The 2012 Apocalypse - With Andrew Kinkella
28/5 2024

Today, we dive into a topic that captivated the world's imagination: the so-called apocalypse of 2012, which was supposedly foretold by the Mayan calendar. This phenomenon sparked a frenzy of movies, books, and even TV specials, with many experts cashing in on the hysteria. See shownotes

62. The Maya Conspiracy - With the Maya History team
14/5 2024

Is there any truth to Palenque being depicted flying a spaceship? Are blood rituals a misunderstanding of how the alien communicates with humans? Is the Olmec evidence of alien travelers in Mesoamerica? See shownotes

61. Dibble v. Hancock - with Prof. Howard Williams
30/4 2024

Professor Flint Dibble is debating Graham Hancock on the Joe Rogan Experience. Archaeologists are discussing the debate and its ups and downs. Special guest Professor Howard Williams. See shownotes

60. The Science of the Turin Shroud
16/4 2024

Could the Shroud of Turin authentically date back to the first century? We'll explore the burial customs of the Second Temple period, the weave patterns of ancient textiles, and modern scientific methods like carbon dating and pollen analysis. See shownotes

59. The Shroud of Turin - history and hoaxes
2/4 2024

Today, we will deal with the historical events of the Shroud of Turin, from its shrouded origin to initial accusations of being a hoax and its journey to Turin See shownotes

58. Golden hats and Copper Scrolls
19/3 2024

Let's dust off our thinking hats and join in exploring two special objects surrounded by strange claims. The Golden Hats from the Bronze Age and the Copper Scroll. See shownotes

57. The Red Sea Scrolls - Solving the Great Pyramid
5/3 2024

We will investigate the queen's pyramids, take a trip with Khufu's sun boat, and sit down and read the Red Sea scrolls See shownotes

56. The Last Wonder Standing: Ramping up the Giza Pyramids
20/2 2024

How were the great pyramids of Giza built? Let's see what the historical records, architectural techniques, and archaeological findings tell us. See shownotes

55. GIANTS! The Tall Tales of Archaeological Hoaxes
6/2 2024

Giants have long fascinated us humans and seem to be a never-ending resource for archaeological hoaxes. Towards the end of the 19th century, there almost became a trend to create giant hoaxes. In some cases, this was just to amuse; in others, it was to prove the Bible right See shownotes

54. Gunung Padang Uncovered: The Saga Continues
22/1 2023

Both Ancient Aliens, Graham Hancock, and other Atlantis believers claim that the site reveals a 300-foot-tall step pyramid dating back at least 10,000 years. We will spend this episode looking at the hard evidence, the funding, and the reality of the claims See shownotes

53. Not since Sneferu - Pyramid building 101
9/1 2024

Let's learn about Djosers Step Pyramid and the pyramid builder Sneferu. Join us as we uncover the truth behind the first Egyptian pyramids and learn about their achievements and mistakes. See shownotes

52. Khufu's pyramid scheme
26/12 2023

What are some of the best pyramids in the world? Some suggest that they are in El Castillo, Teotihuacan, Sican, El Mirador and Hellinicon Greece See shownotes

51. Alien vs. Historian - With Ancient history with Angela
12/12 2023

This time, we have a guest, Angela, from the Ancient History with Angela channel on TikTok and Instagram, who will discuss a few clips about classical Greece and Rome with us. See shownotes

50. Power of the Obelisk
27/11 2023

A journey through the history and usage of obelisks in ancient Egypt. How where they created and moved in the past? See shownotes

49. Cathars, lady Foixes, and the return to Rennes-le-château with Grace Rinehart
14/11 2023

Learn more about the Cathars and one of their influential personalities, Esclarmonde of Foix. A woman who was very important among the Cathars See shownotes

48. Rasputin, the Black Sun and Serial Killers
31/10 2023

An archaeologist discussing Rasputin, the famous scapegoats from the Russian Revolution, the Nazi symbology of the Black Sun, and the stigmatization of mental health in pop culture? Yes, you do want to hear this. See shownotes

47. Mummies, vampires, draugr, and aliens?
17/10 2023

Can we use archeology to discuss mummies, the Book of the Dead, vampires, Camazotz, and Draugr? See shownotes

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